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Why not discover the Cumbriaís Eden Valley when you stay with us. We're surrounded by beautiful open countryside, with nothing to disturb you other than sheep, birds and the infrequent rambler. This is such an unspoiled, peaceful part of the country. Few places can match the beauty of the Eden Valley so where better to take part in exciting sports, gentle rural pursuits or just to unwind?

Not only that but you have the lakes and mountains of the Lake District National Park to the west. the hills and waterfalls of the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding National Beauty and Britainís first Geopark to the east, and all in easy distance.

The Eden Valley is the lovely place to stay with its picturesque, unspoilt villages. The meandering River Eden which flows through the Eden Valley northwest for 67 miles, with its sandstone dry stone walls, caves, and gentle fords.

You are in the perfect place to take part in a wide range of activities and sports in the Eden Valley; golf, steamer rides on Ullswater, horse riding, fishing, cycling, walking , quad biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and rowing. After the exercise you have earned the right to taste some of Cumbriaís finest food in our specialist shops, local farmersí markets, restaurants, tea rooms and pubs. We can point you in the right direction!

There are many exciting attractions and interesting places to visit. Eden Ostrich World, the Alpaca Centre, historic houses and gardens, slate mines in the Lakelands, the South Tynedale & Eden Valley railways, Wetheriggs Pottery, Rheged a grass covered building with a cinema screen the size of six double decker buses. Also Aira Force, Alston, Appleby-in-Westmoreland, Ashgill Falls, Blencathra, Cross Fell, Eden Monuments, Haweswater, High Street, Kirkby Stephen, Lacy's Caves, Long Meg & her Daughters, Penrith, Pooley Bridge, Howtown and Glenridding on Ullswater are all in Eden.

Whether it is raining or sunny there is so much to do from your base at The Old Coach House

If you wish to sit back and relax and watch the scenery drift by, then hop on board the picturesque Carlisle - Settle Railway. Langwathby station is a short walk away. Steam trains occasionally go along this line too.

If you enjoy your golf then we have many lovely courses close by with stunning views over the Lake District, Let us know and we can arrange tee times for you. Even join you in a round if you need a partner.

There are many cultural events throughout the year: music festivals, the world famous Appleby Horse Fair and country shows, the ever popular Potfest (pottery not potatoes) at Penrith, and Pots in the Park at Hutton Forest.

The rest of the Lake District, Hadrianís Wall, Carlisle, the North Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales are all within easy reach by car or public transport. Enjoy the great outdoors in Eden; you can take a different walk each day and follow the footsteps of Wainwright. There are indoor swimming pools in Appleby & Penrith and outdoor pools in Askham, Hunsonby, Lazonby & Shap.

Just let us know what interests you and we will try and help you discover it.

Eden Ostrich World

Viaduct over the Eden Valley
Near Lacy's Cave


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